Criminal Defense

Should you take a plea deal?

These days, plea deals are more common than criminal trials. It’s estimated that roughly 98% of criminal cases in federal courts end that way, and figures in local jurisdictions are not thought to be much different. None of that means that a plea agreement is right...

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How does plea bargaining work?

Plea bargaining can be initiated by either the prosecution or the defense. When a plea bargain is in the works both sides will negotiate the terms of a sentence. When the defense feels that they have reached the right agreement, they will present the bargain to the...

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